The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers: A Book of Answers for Kids (New York Public Library Books for Kids #11)

Sail down the Ivory Coast with the ancient Phoenicians. Meet theKublai Khan with Marco Polo. Join the Antarctic explorers in theirrace to reach the South Pole. Discover vast new lands, plumb thedepths of the deepest oceans, and venture into outer space. Findanswers to everything you've ever wanted to know about the world'sgreatest adventurers and explorers...

Who was the greatest general & explorer of the ancient world?See page 7.
What was the Silk Road? See page 11.
What caused the Age of Exploration? See page 23.
What was considered the worst crime on the high seas? See page45.
Who was Ynes Mexia? See page 69.
Who found the source of the Nile River? See page 74.
How did Ballard find Titanic? See page 105.
Who was the first woman in space? See page 135.

Also in The New York Public Library series . . .

Amazing Native American History
Amazing Hispanic American History
Amazing African American History
Amazing Women in American History
Incredible Earth
Amazing Space
Amazing Mythology.

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books includeThe New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York PublicLibrary Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Student'sDesk Reference. BRENDAN JANUARY is the author of many nonfiction children's books.

ISBN: 9780471392910

ISBN-10: 9780471392910

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 06/26/2001 - 12:00am

On Sale: 06/26/2001 - 12:00am

Pages: 176

Language: English

Categories

History - Exploration & Discovery